20 July 2018  - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has expressed her sadness at the killing of a Kruger National Park ranger at the hands of alleged rhino poachers. The ranger, whose name is being withheld until the family have met, was from the Bushbuckridge area of Mpumalanga, and was stationed at Crocodile Bridge. 


18 July 2018 - On behalf of the Republic of South Africa, and President Cyril Ramaphosa – it is an honour to deliver this tribute on what would have been the 100th birthday of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; a man who meant so many things to so many people. To all of us gathered here in this Assembly, but also to countless other men, women and children around the world.


18 July 2018 - This year’s Nelson Mandela International Day marks 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth and the Nelson Mandela Foundation continues to encourage the nation to emulate the servant-leader by becoming change makers under the theme: “Take Action and Inspire Change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day.


17 July 2018 - At the outset South Africa aligns itself with the statements delivered by the distinguished delegations of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Kenya on behalf of the Group of the 77 and China and African Group, respectively. It was the founding father of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, who said: “Let us stand together to make our world a sustainable source for our future as humanity on this planet”.


17 July 2018 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson together with the Mayor of Dannhauser Municipality Cllr JP Phakathi will lead the International Nelson Mandela Day (67 minutes programme) in Dannhauser Local community, Kwa-Zulu Natal on the 18th of July 2018.